26 May, 2017 – Nothing, not even the creation of huge plantations of trees to absorb carbon dioxide, is a viable alternative to drastic cuts in greenhouse gas emissions
25 May, 2017 – One of the biggest contributors to climate change is the agricultural food industry, but the political will to tackle the issue is lacking.
24 May, 2017 – Europe, North America and tropical regions could all face even harder rainfall if fossil fuel emissions continue to increase global warming.
23 May, 2017 – From the Himalayas to Switzerland, the world’s glaciers are melting – threatening vital water supplies and increasing the risk of sea level rise.
19 May, 2017 – The desire for more spacious cars and houses is cancelling out energy savings made by environmentally friendly improvements to heating and transport.
18 May, 2017 – The planet is on course to breach the internationally agreed warming limit of 1.5°C within 10 years, according to new research from Australia.
15 May, 2017 – Scientists warn that alpine flowers and plants could face extinction as warming forces them higher up into hostile rocky mountain terrain.
13 May, 2017 – With oil prices remaining low, hopes of combating climate change through emissions reduction are improving as the oil industry shrinks.
12 May, 2017 – Swiss climatologists dismiss the long-term effect of a ‘hiatus’ in the latest contribution to a long-running debate about a slowdown in global warming.
11 May, 2017 – More than 1,200 climate laws have been introduced since 1997, with a sharp rise in the number of countries legislating since the 2015 Paris Agreement.
7 May, 2017 – The warming climate is upsetting rainfall patterns and the frequency of flooding in West Africa as it makes the region’s Sahel storms three times likelier.